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Overview

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Course code:

22334VIC

Next available intakes:

February, April

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year , Part Time: 2 years

Campus:

Chadstone

If you are excited about working in cyber security, the Certificate IV in Cyber Security is a great starting point for a career in this area.

The qualification has been validated by leading IT companies and associations as a quality training program that provides graduates with practical skills and knowledge to work in a technical support role in a cyber security operations centre (CSOC).

And with information technology one of the fastest growing industry sectors in Victoria, one of IT’s fastest areas of workforce growth is cyber security.

Holmesglen’s Certificate IV in Cyber Security has been developed to provide you with practical skills in:
• identifying and reporting system vulnerabilities
• identifying and reporting website and system threats
• evaluating and reporting cyber security incidents
• securing PC and mobile devices
• device forensics
• PEN testing
• networking fundamentals
• network security basics
• firewall installation, configuration and management
• working as part of an incident response team
• web security
• programming – Python, JavaScript, C#
• organisational policies and processes for cyber security.

Holmesglen’s cyber security course is strongly supported by our industry and Academy Partners:
Fortinet Network Security Academy ; Cisco Networking Academy ; Microsoft Academy ; Amazon Web Services Academy (AWS) ; LifeJourney ; Australian Signals Directorate (ASD).

Free TAFE is not available to International Students


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

VU21990

Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation

VU21993

Secure a networked personal computer

BSBWHS401

Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements

ICTICT418

Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment

RIICOM301D

Communicate information

VU21994

Perform basic cyber security data analysis

VU21988

Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security

ICTPRG405

Automate processes

ICTPRG407

Write script for software applications

VU21989

Test concepts and procedures for cyber security

VU21991

Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation

VU21992

Develop a cyber security industry project

BSBRES401

Analyse and present research information

VU21997

Expose website security vulnerabilities

VU21995

Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation

VU21996

Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise

Code Name
VU21990Recognise the need for cyber security in an organisation
VU21993Secure a networked personal computer
BSBWHS401Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
ICTICT418Contribute to copyright, ethics and privacy in an ICT environment
RIICOM301DCommunicate information
VU21994Perform basic cyber security data analysis
VU21988Utilise basic network concepts and protocols required in cyber security
ICTPRG405Automate processes
ICTPRG407Write script for software applications
VU21989Test concepts and procedures for cyber security
VU21991Implement network security infrastructure for an organisation
VU21992Develop a cyber security industry project
BSBRES401Analyse and present research information
VU21997Expose website security vulnerabilities
VU21995Manage the security infrastructure for the organisation
VU21996Evaluate and test an incident response plan for an enterprise

Entry requirements

There is no prior work or knowledge experience in IT required for entry into this qualification.

Holmesglen does require learners to have basic IT skills in switching on the computer, saving and organising files, sending and reading emails and following instructions for installing software/applications.

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.

RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

On completion, you will receive the Certificate IV in Cyber Security.

PATHWAYS

Further training pathways from this qualification include:
• 22445VIC Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security
Bachelor of Information Systems

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

After successfully completing the Certificate IV in Cyber Security, you will have gained the skills and knowledge to work as a paraprofessional in a cyber security helpdesk role, or as a team member in a cyber security operations centre (CSOC).

Job roles and career opportunities in cyber security would include:
• cyber security technical support
• desktop support technician
• cyber security intrusion tester
• security support officer
• PEN tester
• networking security support officer
• systems tester
• computer forensics technician
• website security support officer.


How to apply

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Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

RECRUITMENT

Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.

Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$9,495.00

Government subsidised

$3,690.00

Concession

$738.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

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Cyber Security Open Days

Cyber Security is becoming one of the most fastest growing and exciting areas of IT. Come see us at Open Day to learn about how this area of IT could be your next career move. We�ll let you know about all the interesting topics in our course, from penetration testing to identifying real cyber security threats and vulnerabilities. Meet our expert teachers who�ll show you our computer labs and facilities and tell you about our practical applications, range of courses on offer and course pathways available.

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Holmesglen Chadstone Campus, Batesford Road Chadstone 3148 Australia

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